Explore our fantastic range of jewellery courses, from complete beginners right up to advanced and professional level. You can try your hand at jewellery with beads, silver, metal clay, fabric, plastic and more. Courses run in the evenings, during the day and at weekends, so there's plenty to choose from. Jewellery-making is one of London's most popular courses, so please book early to avoid missing out on a space! Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Fancy honing your jewellery-making skills in a professional workshop with an expert tutor? If you're an intermediate to advanced jewellery-maker and would like to improve your designs and push your technical skills to a higher standard, this hands-on, expert-led course is for you. Perfect your skills, try different techniques, and discover new design approaches.
Explore the potential of electroforming, the process of turning organic found objects, such as twigs, leaves and seashells, as well as wax pieces and ready-mades, into metal. Create unique jewellery pieces using this innovative process. Tutor: Katrin Spranger.
Discover the intricacies of the traditional jewellers' craft of enamel or cloisonne technique. Learn to bring glass and metal together into to create striking effects with vibrant colour and use copper lines to define spaces of colour, creating beautiful and professional-looking jewellery pieces.
Enamelling is a technique for adding vibrant colour to your jewellery: this course is an introduction to the tools, techniques and characteristics of enamels. Using traditional techniques and experimental processes, investigate how to apply three types of enamel: dry and wet process, and using resin for cold enamelling. Develop a portfolio of experiments and samples with an introduction to cold-joining processes, illustrating how they can be integrated into your own jewellery designs. Tutor: Silvia Weidenbach.
Are you looking to finesse your existing jewellery making practice, building confidence with precision skills through guided exercises? An intensive jewellery course teaching fine jewellery methodologies including soldering, chains and catches, and finishing and polishing to a professional standard. Taught by Louise Seijen ten Hoorn, Anastasia Young and Rae Duncan. Tutor: Louise Seijen ten Hoorn, Anastasia Young and Rae Duncan.
For intermediate jewellers, learn how to set round faceted stones in sheet metal and rings using the traditional flush setting technique. You will practice in copper, before moving on to work in silver. There will also be a chance to make your own flush setting tool.
Want to create stunning beaded jewellery fit for the catwalk? Explore traditional and contemporary beaded jewellery techniques with a practical focus on designing for the fashion industry. Get to grips with important beading tools and skills, and learn about key aspects of designing for the catwalk - looking at current trends, creating mood boards to develop ideas, designing your own collections and creating a striking final piece.
Men’s jewellery is often under-represented. This course will investigate and decipher this market. Looking at trends, fashion and inspiration along with consumer research, you'll design your own men’s jewellery collection.
Join this fascinating one-day course for a valuable insight into the diamond trade, different types of diamonds on the market, and how to assess them. Learn about how the beautiful stones are mined, cut, graded and priced, as well as exploring common simulants. No previous experience necessary.
Discover the potential of fashion jewellery. Design and develop catwalk/jewellery pieces using a range of different materials such as base metals, wood, polymers, feathers, pearls, crystals and perspex.
Introduction to metal jewellery-making techniques such as forging, texturing and soldering, cutting out shapes in sheet metal and twisting wire. We will explore how to create a ring to the correct finger size and how to add decoration like a stone or a kinetic element. You will create at least one wearable piece of jewellery on this course.
Looking for a fun place to start your jewellery making? Or already a jewellery-maker but feeling inspired to try a new material? Join this introductory class to learn all about leather and explore a range of techniques and processes to make attractive leather jewellery including bangles, cuffs and earrings.